Kanaka Durga temple Vijayawada, one of the 108 sakthipithams in India
Kanaka durga temple, goddess durga as mahishasura mardini
Kanaka durga temple is an ancient hindu temple dedicate to goddess durga which located at Vijayawada of Andhra pradesh state. kanaka durga temple located at the foot of indrakeeladri hill regions. the temple showing the best example of dravidan style of architecture, most of the temples in south India follows dravidan style of architecture which are the contributions of the rulers who ruled the south part of India in old days. kanaka durga temple located at the banks of krishna river. kanaka durga temple iss one of the 108 holy sakthi sthalams of goddess durga. the temple was the source of the holy books, it was found from the temple like vedas and other holy books.
The prime deity of the temple is goddess durga as mahishasura mardhini. it remembering the the power of goddess durga by which kill the cruel demon mahishasura and hence the deity known as mahishasura mardini for the devotees. the main sanctum of the temple made like a pyramid and the surface is dedicate with the stone carvings. according to hindu legends this region was the a rocky one and prevent the flow of krishna river, then the area become dry and less vegetate, lord shiva determined to solve this problem he was called upon who directed to the hills to make way for the well flow of the river, the flow of the river got the strength through the tunnels and hence the name bezwada was born because, tunnels are called bejjam.
Navarathri festival is the main event of the temple, which celebrates usually in all durga temples all over India. APRTC services are frequently available to the temple. vijayawada is the nearest rail head to the temple and the tte nearest airport focused at hyderabad.